Palliative Care Social Worker
St. Vincent’s Hospice, Howwood, Renfrewshire
Full-time, permanent post (37.5 Hours)
Band 6 Salary (£26,830 - £35,933)
St. Vincent's Hospice is a charitable organisation at the heart of the community, offering specialised care and services to all those affected by life-limiting illnesses. Providing palliative and end of life care, our team of specialist, dedicated staff provide care, support, and guidance in our 8 bedded in patient unit, our day hospice, and in people’s own homes.
We are currently recruiting for an experienced and highly motivated Social Worker to join our specialist palliative care Patient and Family Support Team on a full-time, permanent basis working 37.5 hours per week. The Social Worker is part of the Family Support Team that provides specialist palliative care, advice and support to patients in Renfrewshire.
A knowledge and understanding of end of life care, pre and post bereavement support, safeguarding/adults at risk procedures and multi-disciplinary working are essential for this role.
The ideal candidate will have well developed communication, counselling and advocacy skills and be able to develop effective working relationships with other health and social care professionals both within the Hospice and externally in the wider community.
The ideal candidate should have a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle to fulfill the duties of the role (home visits)
The successful candidate will be appointed following satisfactory references, occupational health screening and updating/joining the PVG Scheme.
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SVH is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Closing date: Friday 13th April 2018